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Kerr, Nerida

Community worker


Nerida Kerr was a Regional Winner (North East Victoria) of the ABC Rural Woman of the Year Award in 1995.


Nerida Kerr is currently employed as Rural Community Development Officer with Regional Development Victoria (RDV), where she is responsible for administering grant programs and community development work across eight local government areas in Northern and North East Victoria.

She has extensive community networks and is involved in a large number of community groups, including Upper Murray AgCare, Rural Financial Counselling Service (of which she was a founding member in 1991and has chaired since 1996) and North East AgCare Inc., which she has been chair of since 2000. She is now a board member of Goulburn Murray Hume AgCare Ltd. Other committee memberships include Farm and Rural Mobile Services for Children, Indigo Shire Community Advisory Committee.

Nerida has previously worked as a community services manager with two health services. She has experience in economic and community development with Towong Shire Council, Tallangatta Community Education Centre as Centre co-ordinator and she coordinated the Farm Skills for Women Program and the 1993 Women on Farms Gathering.


Nominated for ABC Rural Woman of the Year in Victoria

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